Today's top Irish entertainment stories:

Top ten reasons the Irish just aren’t that lucky (PHOTOS)

From foreign invasions to failed boy bands, for the Irish, luck is sometimes a four-letter word. 1. Weather. When you are on the edge of Europe and first landfall for Atlantic storms - look out. But on the upside, all the rain has given us the oul’ Forty Shades of Green. And since the weather rarely changes, basically anyone can be a meteorologist. Think of the employment opportunities!..READ MORE


Kevin Dundon brings world class Irish food to U.S. TV screens

Irish cooking is world class. Read that again — pick yourself off the floor if you have to. It’s about time the world knew what every Irish person who has ever left home does. Our incredible breads, our farm fresh vegetables, the fish that’s fried the day it’s caught, the floury spuds. They’re world class. You don’t know what you’ve got till it’s gone…READ MORE


Irish TV news reporter hopes petition will help secure U.S. visa

James Mahon, a Galway native who snagged his dream job as a TV news reporter in the U.S., is seeking a visa so he can continue building his career in American television. He and his supporters have launched a petition on asking U.S. Immigration to grant him a visa…READ MORE


Lindsay Lohan's estranged half-sister spent $25,000 on plastic surgery to look like ‘The Mean Girls’star

Ashley Horn, who discovered she is the biological daughter of Lindsay's father, Michael Lohan, after he took a paternity test last November, has dyed her hair red and recently underwent five procedures, including a nose job, to try to look more like her famous older sibling at the height of her fame…READ MORE


‘Twilight’ star Robert Pattinson reportedly dating Sean Penn's daughter

The 'Twilight' actor, who split from Kristen Stewart earlier this year because he was unable to get over her fling with married director Rupert Sanders last July, appears to have thrown himself back into the dating scene and is romancing several women, including blonde model Dylan Penn, 22, whose mother is 'House of Cards' star Robin Wright…READ MORE